Man arrested in connection with Stevenage car fire

A car caught fire in Ascot Crescent, Stevenage on Thursday. Picture by Spotted in Stevenage

A car caught fire in Ascot Crescent, Stevenage on Thursday. Picture by Spotted in Stevenage - Credit: Archant

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a car fire in Stevenage.

One car caught alight in Ascot Crescent on Thursday, damaging several others.

A police spokeswoman said officers are treating the fire as arson.

Emergency services were called to the road at about 1pm and the fire service used one hose to douse the flames.

The man is still in custody.


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